A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Guánica in Puerto Rico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bzhp. Id of event: us6000bzhp. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/09/20 / 2020-09-21 22:03:17 / September 21, 2020 @ 10:03 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.53 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 19.53 km, -66.8825° West, 17.9027° North. The temblor was picked up at 22:03:17 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ceiba, Cidra, Guayama (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, six hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km SSE of Guánica, Puerto Rico.
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